A man from Hillsborough Street in Roseau has been fined a total of $30,000 for the separate charges for illegal possession of a firearm and illegal possession of ammunition.
Police PRO, Inspector Simon Edwards, said Alexander Beaupierre was arrested on Monday 3rd September, 2018 at 1230 pm in Morne Prosper.
Edwards said a 9 mm semi automatic pistol and ammunition were found in Beaupierre’s possession.
He said the accused was taken before the Roseau Magistrate’s Court where he was fined $15,000 for the weapon to be paid forthwith or, in default, 7 years imprisonment.
Beaupierre also received a fine of $15,000 for the ammunition to be paid forthwith or, in default, 7 years imprisonment to be served concurrently.